Susan Kouguell shares advice on how to please a reader from her years of experience being a story analyst for production companies and studios.
Corey Mandell examines advice from the head of HBO on the changing times for writers breaking into television.
Screenwriter William Martell explains how sometimes it's more dramatic to have a character do absolutely nothing in a scene. Inaction can speak volumes.
The first step of screenplay structure requires knowing the dramatic spine of your story. Susan Kouguell offers tips.
Susan Kouguell sheds light on why industry executives are rejecting your screenplay.
Kathy Berardi explains how making a short film will improve your screenwriting.
Documentaries are often labelled subjective or objective, but arguably a purely objective documentary does not exist. Susan Kouguell explains why.
Susan Kouguell gives advice on adapting novels, memoirs and short stories into screenplays. What material is essential to your story and what should get slashed.
Susan Kouguell explains how the lines between reality and fiction are blurred and layered in Olivier Assayas’ Clouds of Sils Maria, a character study about ageism and mortality.
Glenn Benest warns screenwriters the dangers of writing on-the-nose dialogue and offers tips in his webinar, Developing Strong Dialogue in Your Screenplay.